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RATINGS: 608   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Moon Man is a seriously cool cat. Always comfortable in his own skin, he never tries too hard. So cool we named our "no coast" pale ale after him. You hold a session beer with a bright bold blend of five hops that flirt obligingly with the smooth malty backside. Don’t let this one lay around it is brewed to be enjoyed today. Bold and engaging without pretense, because in Wisconsin you do not have to be extreme to be real. Just be.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerInHeaven (487) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2014 Re-rating. It deserves an upgrade from my already positive review. Pours a medium, slightly cloudy gold with a frothy white head. Aroma is grapefruit, pine. The citrus really comes through in the taste. Definite grapefruit character. A fresh bright taste, fruity but not too sweet. Goes down with a pleasant hoppy kick. As with other good pale ales, I really enjoy the hoppy nasal linger. Great beer! My personal favorite from New Glarus.


4
mar (5445) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2017
Can from a friend. Finally getting to try this one after many years. Gold pour with a white head, nose is florals, citrus, lightly bitter and fresh. Smooth palate, flood of citrus up front, florals, light fruit and a clean finish.

4.1
orda (48) - - OCT 21, 2017
Appearance: honey wheat; slight head Taste: light hops for an IPA 10/21/17 New Glarus Brewery (WI) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
DraftWhisperer30 (7) - - OCT 20, 2017 does not count
Definitely a good surprise coming out of a can.
A great American Pale Ale, with lots of hoppy flavors.

3.6
BroSpud (2259) - , Massachusetts, USA - OCT 8, 2017
12oz can. Pours a golden amber with a white head. Very tasty with lots of citrus. I like this.

3.8
basaywhat (314) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - SEP 30, 2017
12 oz bottle. Pours a hazy gold with a nice white head and thin lacing. Aromas of mild citrus hops, bread, and malt. Not very bitter, slightly sweet.

3.2
jonas (8155) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2017
Tap. Golden amber, creamy golden lace. Mellow earthy berry nose. Medium light body, hay and cracker malt, light oxidation, grassy, peachy, berrylike hops, grassy bitterness on the palate.

4.2
MNAle (228) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2017
Moderately strong citrus-dominated aroma. Clear pale gold, 1/2 inch thick only slightly off-white head, leaving plenty of lacing. Moderate amount of visible bubbles. Thick and smooth mouth feel for the style. Very slight initial bittering that quickly fades away. The flavor is mostly from the hops, and is a very nice orange juice citrus; not bitter acid citrus like many have. Very mild and smooth contribution from the malts. The aftertaste is juicy orange fading nicely inviting another drink. Absolutely wonderful. This one might cause me to drive to Hudson more often!

3.5
melchizedek3 (3) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 8, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2017 Draught - light gold, not clear, but not cloudy - nice citrus (grapefruit), slightly hoppy, clean finish - personal impression: did not disappoint - good beer

3.8
vandc01 (444) - North Branch, USA - AUG 13, 2017
On tap at a wedding in Wisconsin.
Very tasty pale ale - really like the hip profile on this pale ale

3.4
hershiser2 (3694) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2017
Bottle, courtesy Drake. Many thanks! Pours clear gold with a small white head. Aroma is juicy citrus: grapefruit and orange mostly with hints of peel as well. Notes of floral hops too. Flavor is slightly juicy: orange, grapefruit, mango, with a hint of grasses and a pinch of grain. Good.


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